2301 Montgomery Dr
Wilson, NC 27893
Weekly Worship on Sundays
8:30am, 10:00am & 11:30am
Iglesia Hispana
Sundays @ 10:00am

An Orphan's Hope Conference

Featured Speaker

Tony Merida

Tony Merida: Pastor, professor, and father of five, Tony Merida has quickly become a leading voice in the growing movement for adoption and orphan care. His passion for the fatherless is evident through his writing, teaching, and speaking. Find out more about Tony online at www.tonymerida.net

Online registration is now closed. You can register onsite at 8:30am on Saturday, November 9th. Onsite registration is $20, but lunch is not included. There are several restaraunts within walking distance from the church.

Conference Schedule

8:30 to 9:30 Registration
9:30 to 10:00 Welcome & Worship
10:00 to 10:45 Tony Merida
10:45 to 11:00 Break
11:00 to 11:45 Break-out Sessions
11:45 to 12:00 Break
12:00 to 1:00 Lunch
1:00 to 1:15 Worship
1:15 to 2:00 Tony Merida
2:00 to 2:15 Break
2:15 to 3:00 Break-out Sessions
3:00 to 3:15 Break
3:15 to 4:00 Closing Worship & Tony Merida
4:00 to 5:00 Book Signing with Tony Merida


Break-out Sessions

  • Adopting Older Children/Special Needs Adoption
  • Adopting Outside Your Skin Color: A Biblical Perspective of Transracial Adoption
  • Child Sponsorship
  • Domestic vs. International Adoption
  • Faithfully Funding Your Adoption
  • Foster & Respite Care
  • Is Adoption Right for Us?
  • Open vs. Closed Adoption
  • Orphan Hosting: Bringing the Mission Field Home
  • What is an Ethical Adoption?

Attending Ministries & Organizations

Lodging in Wilson


Email the WCC Orphan Care Ministry

The Details


Saturday, November 9th 2013
9:30am - 4:00pm 

Where: Wilson Community Church
2301 Montgomery Dr W
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 237-6608 

Those interested in orphan care...whether it be adoption, foster care, orphan hosting, sponsoring a child, or starting an orphan care ministry within your own church.

How Much:

Early Bird Rate: $15 (ends September 22nd)
Regular Rate: $20* (ends November 6th - extended!)

*Online registration ends November 6th. You can register at the door the day of the event, but registration will not include lunch.


Although we are personally unable to provide childcare services, Play Date (Drop In Child Care) of Wilson is willing to provide all conference attenders, childcare at a discounted rate. Please inform us that you will be using Play Date when registering, and we will make sure your child and/or children have spots reserved.